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Olympic effort earns awards

Olympic effort earns awards

31 October 2006

There were 27 secondary and college school students from the ACT and region presented Pierre de Coubertin awards last week.

Daytime swimming finals for Beijing: Statement from John Coates

Daytime swimming finals for Beijing: Statement from John Coates

26 October 2006

We stated our position in a meeting with President Rogge. We expressed a concern for the well being of the athletes having to...

London gives extra cash to Aussie Olympians

London gives extra cash to Aussie Olympians

25 October 2006

The Secretary-General of the Australian Olympic Committee, Craig Phillips has described as “extremely generous” an offer...

Diver in sync with clean play message

Diver in sync with clean play message

18 October 2006

He claimed Olympic bronze because of impeccable timing and yesterday synchronised diver Steven Barnett showed it again in the wake of cricket's international drug scandal.

AOC praises Arafura

AOC praises Arafura

16 October 2006

Our Games nominated in `sport for all' category.

Second delegation visits Beijing

Second delegation visits Beijing

8 October 2006

The Australian Olympic Committee hosted its second delegation planning visit to Beijing in September...

John Coates tribute to Peter Norman

John Coates tribute to Peter Norman

3 October 2006

One of Australia’s best track & field athletes, Olympic silver medallist Peter Norman, has died after suffering a heart attack...

BK visits the Northern Territory

BK visits the Northern Territory

18 September 2006

The Australian Olympic Committee’s new on-line education program is using the Boxing Kangaroo, affectionately known as “BK”, as a symbol that educators ...

No babies in Olympic Village

No babies in Olympic Village

8 September 2006

At its recent meeting the AOC Team Executive ruled out any possibility of babies being permitted to live in the Olympic Village at the 2008 Beijing Games.

Numbers grow for '56 Olympic reunion

Numbers grow for '56 Olympic reunion

6 September 2006

More than 300 veteran Olympians from around the world have confirmed they will be in Melbourne for this year's golden...

Aussies march into Port Moresby

2015 Pacific Games

Did you know?

Rugby Union will return to the Olympic Games at Rio 2016 with a Sevens competition for men and women.